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April 2019

08 April - 09 April

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400 - $660

PECS Level 1 Training | 8 & 9 of April 2019

This intensive two-day training is designed to teach participants the theory behind The Picture Exchange Communication System and the protocols on how to appropriately implement the six phases of PECS. The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is used to teach communication skills rapidly to those with limited functional speech. PECS promotes communication within a social context, without lengthy prerequisite training. Training in PECS begins by teaching a spontaneous request and goes on to teach additional communicative functions such as responding…

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09 April

9:30am - 11:30am

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | East Fremantle | 09/04/2019

Autism Association of WA – East Fremantle, 217 Canning Highway
East Fremantle , WA 6158 Australia

Intended Participants:  Individuals with Disabilities, Community Organisations, Childcare, Support Workers, Carers & Families.  This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities. The Autism Association of Western Australia are holding a series of information sessions where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The information sessions will cover how to access the NDIS and information on planning and implementing an NDIS plan for individuals with Autism. The information session will last for 1.5 hours, followed by a 30 minute Q&A Cost…

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11 April

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400 - $660

PECS Training – Transitioning from PECS to Speech Generating Devices (SGDs) |11/04/2019

This training will provide you with practical information for helping learners successfully transition from The Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS) to Speech Generating Devices (SGDs), along with evidence – based teaching strategies to ensure SGD users maintain effective communication skills. During this training, we will show your team how to assess current PECS skills and analyse the features of available apps and SGDs in order to make the selection best suited to your learner’s needs, ensuring a rapid transfer of…

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12 April

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400 - $660

PECS for the Support Team Training | 12/04/2019

This is a condensed PECS training for team members who support PECS implementation. Prerequisite for attendance is previous attendance of a PECS Level 1 Training by Team Leader(S). Attendees will learn a functional approach to applied behaviour analysis called The Pyramid Approach to Education, to implement the 2-Person Prompt Procedure and the 4-step Error Correction Procedure and how to create or capture communicative opportunities across the day. The workshop involves demonstrations, lecture, video examples and practice opportunities for each of…

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June 2019

07 June

9:30am - 11:30am

No cost

Getting to know the NDIS – Workshop | Shenton Park | 07/06/2019

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

Intended Participants:  Individuals with Disabilities, Community Organisations, Childcare, Support Workers, Carers & Families.  This information session is for people of all ages and all disabilities. The Autism Association of Western Australia are holding a series of information sessions where you can learn about the NDIS in WA. The information sessions will cover how to access the NDIS and information on planning and implementing an NDIS plan for individuals with Autism. The information session will last for 1.5 hours, followed by a 30 minute Q&A Cost…

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October 2019

14 October - 15 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400 - $660

PECS Level 1 Training | 14 & 15 October 2019 |

This intensive two-day training is designed to teach participants the theory behind The Picture Exchange Communication System and the protocols on how to appropriately implement the six phases of PECS. The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is used to teach communication skills rapidly to those with limited functional speech. PECS promotes communication within a social context, without lengthy prerequisite training. Training in PECS begins by teaching a spontaneous request and goes on to teach additional communicative functions such as responding…

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17 October - 18 October

8:30am - 4:30pm

$400 - $660

PECS Level 2 Training | 17 & 18 October 2019 |

This interactive training is perfect for parents and/or professionals who have previously attended the PECS Level 1 (Basic) Training and want to address specific PECS implementation challenges and expand the use of PECS across a wide range of activities and settings. Pyramid’s skilled instructor will lead group discussions and video analyses regarding practical and resourceful solutions, and innovative problem solving strategies for complex PECS implementation situations. The training will further provide practical ideas for advanced lessons in expanding the learners’…

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